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  1. Trice Medical makes new orthopedic acquisition: 3 takeaways

    Trice Medical plans to acquire S.E.G-WAY Orthopaedics, a producer of minimally invasive orthopedic solutions. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Cook Medical to pay $3M after patient device breaks post spine surgery: 7 things to know

    Medical device developer Cook Medical was ordered to pay a patient $3 million in one of three bellwether cases that went to federal court over the company's blood-clot filters, according to the Indiana Business Journal. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. The potential of bundled-payments: Hospital for Special Surgery Chief of Spine explains

    Frank Schwab, MD, chief of spine services at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, shares insights on the evolution of technology in orthopedics as well as the future of bundled-payments. By Jackie Drees -

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  1. Hospital for Special Surgery uses VR technology for orthopedic surgery training: 4 notes

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery installed virtual reality surgical training software to assist with orthopedic surgery residency training, according to ABC affiliate WABC. By Jackie Drees -
  2. Stryker, University Medical Center unveil high-tech training facility in Amsterdam: 5 details

    Stryker and Amsterdam (Netherlands) University Medical Center opened a new high-technology training facility for medical professionals in Amsterdam, according to Invest in Holland. By Jackie Drees -
  3. Northwell opens $13.5M orthopedic hospital — 4 insights

    New York City-based Northwell Health opened its $13.5 million orthopedic hospital at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream in North Valley Stream, N.Y., Newsday reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Orthofix receives FDA clearance for M6-C cervical disc — 5 things to know

    Orthofix's artificial cervical disc received FDA 510(k) approval. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Smith & Nephew 2018 revenue up 3%, profits drop amid restructuring: 8 things to know

    Smith & Nephew reported 3 percent revenue growth for 2018 after launching a new operating model. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. New MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute expands brain & spine care: 3 things to know

    The new MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute opened at Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills, Calif. By Shayna Korol -
  3. 4 spine & neurosurgeons recently receiving honors — January

    Here are four spine and neurosurgeons who recently received honors, awards or promotions in January. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Osso VR awarded $222K by National Science Foundation: 4 things to know

    The National Science Foundation awarded Osso VR $222,596 to advance the company's surgical assessment platform using automation and artificial intelligence technology. By Shayna Korol -
  1. Adult spinal deformity patients with radiculopathy have greater postoperative pain, study finds

    Adult spinal deformity surgery patients with radiculopathy experience increased pain and disability postoperatively compared with patients without leg pain, according to a study in Spine. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers develop program to reduce wrong-level labeling errors in spinal surgery

    Researchers at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Medicine designed a computer program that may help surgeons avoid spinal surgery errors linked to wrong-level labeling. By Jackie Drees -
  3. 8 surgeons treating professional athletes — January

    Here are eight orthopedic surgeons that treated professional athletes in January. By Jackie Drees -
  4. Drs. John Kennedy, Christopher Chadderdon & more: 11 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are 11 orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Jackie Drees -
  5. Minimally invasive spine company uses Fitbit to track patients' improvements: 3 notes

    Minimally invasive spine device developer Vertos Medical is using Fitbits in a trial to measure improvements in mobility and opioid use following surgery, according to WNDU, an NBC affiliate. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Stryker, Medtronic, Zimmer Biomet & more: 13 device company notes

    Here are 13 key notes from spine and orthopedic device companies. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Hospitals could perform 57K more orthopedic surgeries annually with better scheduling, study finds

    An NHS Improvement report found that with improved scheduling hospitals could perform an additional 300,000 surgeries annually. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Hospital for Special Surgery spine surgeons develop opioid guidelines

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery created an opioid prescription program. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Get joint replacement patients off opioids 10 days earlier — Text messaging bots can help with that and more

    The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery recently published a study outlining the benefits of text messaging communication with patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty. By Laura Dyrda -

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